Supacell Cast & Character Guide (2024)

Summary

  • "Supacell" is a Netflix superhero series that follows a group of ordinary people who suddenly develop extraordinary powers. The show features a diverse cast of characters, each with their own unique abilities and personal struggles. Here are the main cast members and their characters:
  • Tosin Cole as Michael - A young man who gains the ability to perceive and manipulate time, leading him to take drastic actions to change the fate of his partner, Dionne.
  • Adelayo Adedayo as Dionne - Michael's partner and love interest, whose tragic fate is revealed to Michael through his powers, causing tension in their relationship.

Netflix's Supacell has received rave critical reviews upon release, bringing deserved attention to its impressive and varied cast. Although part of the popular superhero subgenre, Supacell pushes boundaries with its sly social commentary and subversive approach to conventions, centering on some atypical heroes. The result is a show that has both impressed critics and engaged viewers worldwide.

Supacell's basic premise revolves around a mysterious occurrence in the British capital, London. A seemingly ordinary group of people suddenly develops superpowers overnight, turning their world upside down. At the time of writing, the streamer's superhero show holds a rare 100% rating on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, highlighting its positive reception. Although the show's setup and storytelling are impressive, a huge aspect behind its success is Supacell's cast and characters. Boasting a blend of established actors and total newcomers, Supacell's cast list is as exciting and varied as its plot.

Supacell Cast & Characters

Actor

Role

Tosin Cole

Michael Lasaki

Adelayo Adedayo

Dionne

Yasmin Monet Prince

Veronica

Eddie Marsan

Ray

Nadine Mills

Sabrina

Eric Kofi-Abrefa

Andre

Calvin Demba

Rodney

Josh Tedeku

Josh

Rayxia Ojo

Sharleen

Giacomo Mancini

Spud

Michael Salami

Gabriel

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Tosin Cole As Michael Lasaki

Date Of Birth: July 23, 1992

  • Active since 2009

Actor: Born in New York, Tosin Cole moved to London at the age of eight. Having left school at 16 to pursue his dream of becoming an actor, Cole's career has gone from strength to strength. Having begun his career with minor roles in British soap operas such as Hollyoaks and Holby City, Cole has subsequently featured in shows ranging from Doctor Who to the American legal drama 61st Street. His filmography also includes appearances in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Bob Marley: One Love.

Notable Movies & TV Shows:

Project

Role

Hollyoaks

Neil Cooper

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Lt. Bastian

Doctor Who

Ryan Sinclair

61st Street

Moses Johnson

Bob Marley: One Love

Tyrone Downie

Character: Like many of the key characters in Supacell, Michael Lasaki is relatively normal, until the development of his superpowers. He is in a loving relationship with Dionne and lives in South London. However, his power enables him to perceive and manipulate time, giving him a glimpse into Dionne's tragic fate. This compels Michael to take action, setting the main events of Supacell in motion.

Adelayo Adedayo As Dionne

Date Of Birth: December 18, 1988

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  • Active since 2007

Actor: Born in London, Adedayo has had an active film and TV career since her screen debut in a 2007 episode of the British crime procedural The Bill. Although she has appeared in three feature films to date, the majority of her work has been in television. High-profile projects include Timewasters (2017-19), The Capture, and The Responder, in which she starred opposite Martin Freeman.

Adelayo Adedayo was nominated for a BAFTA for her performance in The Responder.

Notable Movies & TV Shows:

Project

Role

Sket

Kerry

Some Girls

Viva Bennett

Timewasters

Lauren

Unlocked

Noma

The Responder

Rachael Hargreaves

Character: Michael's partner and love interest, Dionne is key in setting the events of Supacell in motion. Although the couple are committed to one another, Michael's nascent powers cause a rift in the relationship – made more complicated by the fact that he can foresee her fate and takes drastic steps to try and prevent it. As a result, the couple soon find themselves on rocky ground as the story unfolds.

Nadine Mills As Sabrina

Date Of Birth: Unknown

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  • Active since 2011

Actor: Although she has been acting since 2011, Supacell is only Nadine Mills' second TV credit. Much of her previous work has been in film, with appearances in projects such as Sable Fable, The Strangers, and The Pay Day. Before the Netflix superhero series, she also featured in two episodes of the 2019 series Sliced.

Notable Movies & TV Roles:

Project

Role

Sable Fable

Baker Clarke

The Strangers

Arinata

The Weekend

Martina

Sliced

Hijab Girl

The Pay Day

Adrienne

Character: An NHS worker, Sabrina's world is turned upside down by the discovery of her powers. Gifted with the ability to move objects with her mind, she soon discovers that there are both positives and negatives to her abilities. However, while she initially thinks that the powers are a curse, she eventually comes to accept them and use them to her advantage.

Eric Kofi-Abrefa As Andre

Date Of Birth: September 7, 1986

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  • Active since 2006

Actor: One of the most experienced members of the Supacell cast, Kofi-Abrefa has over 40 short-film, movie, and TV credits to his name – including some major Hollywood productions. Although he has minor credits in projects such as Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Fury, he is best known for his work in the TV series Harlots, The One, and BMF, as well as a supporting role in the acclaimed movie Blue Story.

Notable Movies & TV Roles:

Project

Role

Harlots

Noah Webster

Informer

Wesley Ndoyo

Blue Story

Switcher

The One

Mark Bailey

BMF

Lamar Silas

Character: In many ways, Andre has the most tragic arc of all the characters to develop superpowers in Supacell. Struggling to provide for his young son, Andre finds it difficult to find work thanks to a prior criminal conviction. As a result, he is conflicted about how best to use his gift of super strength – aware that it could both relieve his troubles and compromise his principles.

Calvin Demba As Rodney

Date Of Birth: 1993 (Month Unknown)

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  • Active since 2011

Actor: Much like his Supacell costar Tosin Cole, Demba rose to prominence thanks to his recurring role on the British soap opera, Hollyoaks. After appearing in more than 80 episodes of the show, Demba has since expanded his career to include movies and further TV credits. Highlights include appearances in Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Yardie, and Last Christmas, as well as the BBC drama Life.

All six episodes of Supacell are now available to stream on Netflix.

Notable Movies & TV Shows:

Project

Role

Hollyoaks

Scott Sabeka

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Brandon

Yardie

Sticks

Last Christmas

Nathan

Life

Andy Okonkwo

Character: One of the most mischievous of the Supacell characters to receive powers, Rodney also struggles with the temptation to use his abilities for personal gain. Gifted with super-speed, he is capable of moving almost impossibly fast – potentially extremely useful for someone with Rodney's street-smarts. However, while he is initially selfish, Rodney soon discovers something about power and responsibility.

Eddie Marsan As Ray

Date Of Birth: June 9, 1968

  • Active since 1990

Actor: Probably the most recognizable member of the Supacell cast, Eddie Marsan has enjoyed an extremely successful and distinguished career. Starting with minor roles in classic British TV series like The Bill and Eastenders, Marsan has since graduated to Hollywood, with credits such as Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes movies and Edgar Wright's The World's End. He has also continued his TV career, featuring in projects like Ray Donovan and The Power.

Notable Movies & TV Roles:

Project

Role

Sherlock Holmes

Inspector Lestrade

The World's End

Peter Page

Ray Donovan

Terry Donovan

The Power

Bernie Monke

Back To Black

Mitch Winehouse

Character: Ray is perhaps the most mysterious character in Supacell. An enigmatic figure, he is seen observing and monitoring the new heroes from afar, with seemingly little direct involvement. However, as the story develops, it becomes clear that he has more than a passing interest in the new status quo.

Yasmin Monet Prince As Veronica

Date Of Birth: May 2, 2000

  • Active since 2016

Actor: Following her debut in the successful TV movie Ellen, Monet Prince has appeared in multiple major productions. Her most prominent roles to date have probably come in the Amazon Prime Video series Hanna, in which she appeared as Clara Mahan. Viewers may also recognize the London-born star from the British romantic comedy movie Boxing Day, as well as the thriller series Then You Run.

Notable TV & Movie Roles:

Project

Role

Ellen

Kayla

Dark Heart

Laura Murray

Hanna

Clara Mahan

Boxing Day

Alison

Then You Run

Ruth

Character: Although she doesn't have superpowers of her own, Veronica is hugely important as a motivating factor for Sabrina in the story. As her sister, she struggles to grasp the true implications of Sabrina's gifts. However, she also serves as an important reminder that each of the new heroes has their own complex personal lives.

Supacell Supporting Cast & Characters

Josh Tedeku as Tazer: Despite only starting acting in 2019, Josh Tedeku has built up an impressive resume, including the TV series Boarders and A Town Called Malice.

Rayxia Ojo as Sharleen: Aside from an appearance in the 2016 short film Medium of Exchange and a 2019 episode of popular British drama Call The Midwife, Supacell is Ojo's first major appearance.

Giacomo Mancini as Spud: 29-year-old Mancini has previously featured in hit British series such as Top Boy and Ripper Street.

Michael Salami as Gabriel: Born in America and raised in London, Salami's credits include Temple, Just A Couple, and Hollyoaks, as well as Supacell.

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Supacell (2024)

Sci-Fi

Drama

Cast
Michael Salami , Eddie Marsan , Adelayo Adedayo

Release Date
June 27, 2024

Creator(s)
Rapman
Supacell Cast & Character Guide (2024)

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